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contaminated water from escaping into the environment. workers for tokyo electric power company discovered three of seven underground storage pools are leaking. tepco officials believe pools one and two may be leak being the most. so they're placing priority on training them. on tuesday workers started transferring with 20 tons per hour from pool two to an above ground tank more than 400 meters away. officials say the process will be long. they plan to step up monitoring to make sure no water escapes during transfer. they estimate they'll be able to move more than 23,000 tons of contaminated water by early june. but the underground pools will continue to leak during the operation. crews will pump any contaminated water they collect back no the fool minimize damage to the environment. tepco officials say the volume of contaminated water is increasing by about 400 tons per day. they'll no longer use the underground storage pools and plan to install more above ground tanks. they're working on a way to deacon tam nate the water. currently only two of japan's reactors are on line and generating
plant have started a project to stop highly contaminated water from escaping into the environment. workers discovered 3 of 7 storage pools are leaking. tepco officials believe that pools one and two are leaking the most. workers started transfers about 20 tons of water her hour to an aboveground tang nearly 40 meters away. they plan to step up monitoring to make sure no water escapes during transfer. they want to remove 220 tons of contaminated water by june. the pools will continue to lane during the operation. crews will pump any contaminated water they take back into the pool. the amount of contaminated water is increasing by about 400 tons per day. they will no longer use the underground storage pools. they're working on a way to decontaminate the water. currently only two of the operators are online and generating power. >>> a group of citizens have been waging a legal battle to shut those down, but judges said there was not enough evidence. >> the plaintiffs in this case hoped for a legal victory. now they're coming to terms with their loss. >> the court decision is really r
in seoul. she's trying to work with other nations to create an environment in which north korea will respond to a call for dialogue. south korea hopes to hold talks with the north on resuming operations at the kaesong industrial complex which is jointly run by the two nations. the north has blocked access to kaesong since early this month amid worsening tensions. >>> aung san suu kyi has spent the past several days in japan laying out her vision for her country's future. it's the first time the nobel laureate and myanmar opposition leader has come here in 27 years. she spoke to nhk about the pace of democratization and reform, relations with the military, and her political future. nhk world's satoru aoyama has more. >> reporter: aung san suu kyi has traveled around the world seeking help in her country's quest for democracy and economic expansion. she's now asking japanese leaders for their support. >> if you want to hope for something, you've got to work for it too. >> reporter: myanmar returned to civilian law two years ago. president thein sein released political prisoners an
want tepco to explain the impact the water is having on the environment around the plant. iaea representatives say they will submit their final report on the decommissioning plans within one month. >>> millions of people around the world remember the worst time of kim's life. the pulitzer prize winning picture of her running in pain following napalm bombing in vietnam is considered an image that conveys the atrocity of war. she continues to tell her story to push for peace. nhk world went to hear her speak in tokyo. >> reporter: kim has spent years talking about a moment of her life that is one of the enduring memories of the vietnam war. >> that day changed my life forever. >> reporter: it was june 8th, 1972. kim phuc was 9 years old, naked, and running down a road in southern vietnam. she'd been burned by napalm bombs. >> my clothes were burnt off. and my skin was on fire. and someone began screaming. too hot, too hot. >> reporter: the associated press picture captured worldwide attention. some say it helped end the vietnam war. the bombing and the photograph changed kim's li
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